wet

  • 1 wet — [wet] adj. wetter, wettest [ME < OE wæt, akin to ON vatr: for IE base see WATER] 1. moistened, covered, or saturated with water or other liquid 2. rainy; foggy; misty [a wet day] 3. not yet dry [wet paint] 4 …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Wet — (w[e^]t), a. [Compar. {Wetter}; superl. {Wettest}.] [OE. wet, weet, AS. w[=ae]t; akin to OFries. w[=e]t, Icel. v[=a]tr, Sw. v[*a]t, Dan. vaad, and E. water. [root]137. See {Water}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Containing, or consisting of, water or other… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 wet*/*/*/ — [wet] adj I 1) covered with water or another liquid You d better come in or you ll get wet.[/ex] My socks and shoes were soaking wet (= very wet).[/ex] Her forehead was wet with sweat.[/ex] Where have you been? You re wet through (= completely… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 4 wet — wet, damp, dank, moist, humid are comparable when they mean covered or more or less soaked with liquid. Wet may be used with no further implications or it may specifically imply saturation {wet clothes} {the rain lies in puddles on the wet… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 WET — ist die Abkürzung für: Weightless Environmental Test, Erprobung von Raumfahrttechnik und arbeitsweisen in simulierter Schwerelosigkeit, für gewöhnlich in Wassertanks mit Modellen deren Auftrieb ihre Gewichtskraft aufhebt (neutral buoyancy) Wert… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 wet — ► ADJECTIVE (wetter, wettest) 1) covered or saturated with liquid. 2) (of the weather) rainy. 3) involving the use of water or liquid. 4) (of paint, ink, etc.) not yet having dried or hardened. 5) Brit. informal lacking forcefulness or strength… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Wet — Wet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wet} (rarely {Wetted}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wetting}.] [AS. w[=ae]tan.] To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Wet — could refer to: * The condition of being liquid or being covered in liquid * Wet (album), an album released in 1979 by Barbra Streisand * The wets, moderate members of the British Conservative Party * Phencyclidine (PCP), a dissociative… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 Wet — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 10 Wet — может означать: Западноевропейское время (Western European Time, WET)  нулевой часовой пояс. Wet  музыкальный альбом Барбры Стрейзанд «Wet»  сингл Снуп Догга с его одиннадцатого альбома «Doggumentary». WET  компьютерная игра.… …

    Википедия

  • 11 wet — verb. The form of the past tense and past participle is wet or wetted. Wet is used in certain familiar contexts (He wet the bed / After they had wet their whistles [= had a drink]), but in general use wetted seems now to be more common,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 Wet — Wet, n. [AS. w[=ae]ta. See {Wet}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree. [1913 Webster] Have here a cloth and wipe away the wet. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Now the sun, with more effectual beams, Had… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 wet — za wet «wzajemnie, tym samym za to samo (zwykle złem za doznane zło)»: Nie jest to pierwsza odsłona nieporozumień i wzajemnych oskarżeń wewnątrz koalicji. Coraz częściej stosuje się tam taktykę „wet za wet”. TŚ 10/02/1998 …

    Słownik frazeologiczny

  • 14 wet — [adj] damp, moist aqueous, clammy, dank, dewy, drenched, dripping, drizzling, foggy, humid, misty, moistened, muggy, pouring, raining, rainy, saturate, saturated, showery, slimy, slippery, slushy, snowy, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 wet — adj marked by the presence or abundance of fluid (as secretions or effusions) <the wet form of age related macular degeneration> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 wet — n. wetness; moisture, dampness; rain; rainy weather n. (Informal) person who supports the selling of alcoholic drinks (USA) v. soak in water; moisten; be soaked in water; urinate in bed; urinate adj. moist; damp; rainy; drunk (Slang); (Informal)… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 wet- — *wet germ.?, Verb: nhd. netzen, quellen; ne. moisten well (Verb); Hinweis: s. *wēta ; Etymologie: s. ing. *au̯ēd , Verb, wehen, blasen, lüften, Pokorny 83; vergleiche …

    Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • 18 wet — wet1 W3S2 [wet] adj comparative wetter superlative wettest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(water/liquid)¦ 2¦(weather)¦ 3¦(paint/ink etc)¦ 4¦(person)¦ 5¦(baby)¦ 6 somebody is all wet 7 be wet behind the ears ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 wet — I UK [wet] / US adjective Word forms wet : adjective wet comparative wetter superlative wettest *** 1) covered with water or another liquid wet hair/grass/clothes You d better come in or you ll get wet. wet with: Her forehead was wet with sweat.… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 wet — wet1 [ wet ] adjective *** 1. ) covered with water or another liquid: wet hair/grass/clothes You d better come in or you ll get wet. soaking/sopping/dripping wet (=very wet): My socks and shoes were soaking wet. wet with: Her forehead was wet… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English